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Cyclomydril Side Effects

Generic Name: cyclopentolate / phenylephrine ophthalmic

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of cyclopentolate / phenylephrine ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Cyclomydril.

Applies to cyclopentolate / phenylephrine ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking cyclopentolate / phenylephrine ophthalmic: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • blurred vision, tunnel vision, or seeing halos around lights;

  • eye pain;

  • fast heart rate, severe headache, pounding in your neck or ears, anxiety;

  • fever;

  • little or no urinating;

  • flushing (warmth, redness, or tingly feeling);

  • severe constipation; or

  • weak or shallow breathing.

Infants and children may be more likely to have side effects from cyclopentolate and phenylephrine ophthalmic. Tell the doctor if the child has:

  • confusion, changes in behavior, hallucinations;

  • speech problems, trouble recognizing people;

  • restless or excited behavior;

  • loss of balance or coordination;

  • seizure (convulsions); or

  • feeding problems or loss of appetite.

Common side effects may include:

  • dry mouth, nose, or throat;

  • decreased sweating; or

  • sensitivity to sunlight.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

Not all side effects for Cyclomydril may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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